[lug] iPod or MP3?
jeff at zingstudios.com
Thu May 28 15:31:51 MDT 2009
> Anyway, given all that, does anyone have any recommendations about:
> 1) A music player (iPod or MP3)
I love my iPod Shuffle. It's tiny, simple, solid-state (read "vibration
doesn't cause skips"), and you can take it anywhere.
> 2) Synchronization software on Linux (I've gotten as far as
> installing Banshee, although I don't know much about it or any other
> similar tools)
AmaroK for KDE is awesome for working with iPods. I haven't used
anything but the Shuffle, but it works out of the box and it's simple
drag and drop from your music collection. I imagine it's just as good
with "regular" iPods like the Nano. I've used iTunes and AmaroK is
For command-line magic, check out gnuPod.
KDE also has a plug-in for Konqueror (the web browser/file manager) that
lets you go to a special URL "ipod://" and drag and drop files that
way. It's a little clunky however.
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